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Apple Has Strongest-Yet Quarter for iPhone Sales in India

Apple had its strongest quarter for iPhone sales in India yet, a sign the Cupertino company is finally making headwind in the world's fastest-growing smartphone market. The latest numbers from Counterpoint Research suggest Apple had the highest revenue among all major smartphone brands in India in Q4 2021, with the company estimated to have shipped...

Cellphone Data is So Cheap in India, a 35 Cent Bag of Chips Includes 2GB Free

Image shared by u/pauldmps We’ve long heard the argument that Canadian wireless prices are some of the most expensive in the world, and a recent picture shared on Reddit of a bag of chips in India demonstrates just how cheap data can be elsewhere. In the r/mildlyinteresting sub-Reddit, user ‘pauldmps’ shared a picture of a...

Apple Shifting Some iPhone 12 Production to India: REPORT

Apple is ramping up the production of iPhone 12 models in India as it plans to reduce its reliance on China. Apple has been talking of means to reduce its dependency over China and wants to start manufacturing the latest iPhone 12 series, iPads, MacBooks, and other products in other geographies. This means that India may...

Apple Launching Online Store in India on September 23

Apple announced on Thursday evening its online store is finally coming to India on September 23, 2020. Previously, only third-party Apple resellers operated the country and this marks the first time Apple’s full range of products and support will be available in the country. “We’re proud to be expanding in India and want to do...

Apple Set to Move 2020 iPhone SE Production to India: REPORT

Apple is on the verge of moving assembly for its lower-cost iPhone SE to India in a move that could come as early as this summer. Apple has been manufacturing smartphone devices in India since 2017, and the first model was the original iPhone SE assembled by Wistron. Now, according to a report by The Information...

iPhone Assemblers in India Shut Down After Nationwide 21-Day Lockdown Order

iPhone production in India is going to be affected following a nationwide lockdown order from the Indian government. According to a new report from Bloomberg, a 21-day lockdown, which started from midnight on Tuesday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement, is expected to result in a decline this year in India's smartphone market, the world’s second...

Apple Struggling to Establish Reliable Supply Chain in India: REPORT

For several years Apple is mulling shifting its production outside China. The trade war between the US and China and the recent coronavirus outbreak have forced Apple to think about decentralizing its supply chain. As such, the Cupertino company has been looking towards establishing a supply chain in India. However, Apple has been dismayed with...

Apple Begins Manufacturing, Selling India-Produced iPhone XR Models: WSJ

Apple has started selling its popular iPhone XR phones assembled in India, as it looks to expand its share in the world's second-largest smartphone market where it has struggled against cheaper products from rivals. That's according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, which explains that the budget iPhones are being assembled at Chinese contract...